That’s the title of a poem I wrote for an English project my freshman year…of High School.
That’s when I started praying for my future husband, at least a little…
So, that’s 13 years…13 years of prayers, and even of some letters/poems to him & about him.
In college, the prayers increased, as did letters in what I affectionately called my “husband journal”.
Over the past few years, it has shifted more to praying for him than writing to him. (But, I do have quite the gift in the works to present him on our wedding day 🙂 )
I was recently talking to a friend I graduated college with, and as we talked about relationships, I mentioned that we had both been wanting that relationship, and she mentioned, “I mean, you think about him more than I do. You know, cuz you’re always praying for him, and you write to him.”
Why do I do this?
Because I care.
I care about myself & my future husband. I care about our marriage, not just some wedding day.
I care to have a marriage that is lasting & strong, bathed in prayer, able to withstand the troubles of this life (and they are many).
I care that God is always at the center, in front of each decision, guiding my life & his life.
I care that God is the most important thing for both of us.
I care to have a man who is truly in love with Jesus, and truly in love with me.
I care to become a person worthy of the man I am praying for, even if having a marriage is not something God has planned for my future.
Because, I am worth that. And, “he” is worth my prayers.
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